Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Gina K Designs – December Inspiration Blog Hop – Day 2

Good Tuesday Everyone!
Welcome!!! :) 
So glad you stopped by! 

The Cast and Crew for Gina K Designs welcomes you 
to another fabulous blog hop celebrating the new
stamp release for December by our illustrator team! 
We hope to inspire you with some beautiful card projects 
as you hop along to each of the designer’s blogs! 
Today, we are featuring the stamp sets by Beth Silaika and Claire Brennan.

 There are so many card projects that you can create with these sets! 
Lets take a look at the three stamp sets we are featuring today! :) 
This is Xavier Zebra By: Beth Silaika

Half Pint Heroines: By Claire Brennan
Half Pint Heroes  By: Claire Brennan

Aren't they all three adorable! :)  <3 
Enjoy the gorgeous inspiration samples from the team and then comment on each blog for your chance to win a $20 Gina K Designs gift certificate! To see who won, check the Big News Forum at StampTV a few days after the hop.
So, Let me start with this sweet Zebra from
Xavier Zebra Stamp Set
This Zebra will just steal your heart! Well, he has mine! ;)
I used the following Gina K. Designs Items:

* Stamp Set: Xavier Zebra   By: Beth Silakia          
* Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base Weight & layering Weight,  & Black Onyx
* Premium Dye Ink - Black Onyx, Fresh Asparagus, Grass Green, & Powder Blue
* Pure Luxury Pattern Paper Pack - Cold Snap
* Twisted Twine - Black Onyx

This one is from the release party

I just love this little Tucan, and his friend the Zebra!  So sweet! :) 
 I used the following Gina K. Design Items:

*Stamp Set: Xavier Zebra  By: Beth Silakia             
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - Jelly Bean, Black Onyx, & White Layering Weight
*Pure Luxury Pattern Paper Pack - Sending Love
*Premium Dye Ink - Grass Green, Sweet Mango, & Black Onyx
*Stitched Ribbon - Black Onyx
*Background was colored with Zig Clean Color Markers
*Other items used - Momentos Black Ink


Up Next I have Claire's Stamp sets:
  Half Pint Heroines
This is such a wonderful set for girls of all ages!
 Love the inspirational & up lifting greetings in this set! 
I believe my Bella will be getting this card after her church play!  :) 
Here are the items I used to make this card!  She has hair like me!  ;) LOL
Gina K. Designs Items used for this card:
*Stamp Set: Half Pint Heroines:  By Claire Brennan           
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - Dusty Rose, Black Onyx, White Layering Weight     
*Premium Dye Ink - Powder Blue & Black Onyx
*Mementos-Black, Colored With Copic Markers, White Gel Pen, & Glitter Gel Pen

    Next I used this sweet elephant in the set &
I Just had to get a picture of this cutie in all her sparkle!  LOL  :) 

You know she had to have sparkly toe nail!  ;) 

Gina K. Designs:
   *Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight
   *Pure Luxury Pattern Paper Pack - Smitten
   *Twisted Twine - Bubble Gum Pink
   *Colored With Copics & Sakura glitter pen

Now for this Fun and Adorable - Half Pint Heroes!  :) 

This set is so fun to make cards with!  The little faces are so sweet! 
I know my grandson will be getting this card!  :) <3 
Gina K. Designs:
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base & Layering Weight, Black Onyx
*Pure Luxury Pattern Paper Pack - Cold Snap
*Ribbon - Black Onyx Double Stitched
*Gelly Roll Sakura Clear Start Pen, Colored With Copics 


I believe my grandson will get this card for his birthday this year!  <3
 I used the following Items for this card!
Gina K. Designs:
*Stamp Set: Half Pint Heros  By: Claire Brennan               
*Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base Weight & Layering Weight, Black Onyx, & Red Hot
*Premium Dye Ink - Fresh Asparagus, Turquoise Sea & Black Onyx
      Zig Real Brush Clear Color Markers for the background and fish, 
       Copic for the submarine, and little boy face.     

Thank You so much for hopping by! 
I Hope you have been inspired in some way! :)
Just want to say I truly Appreciate all your comments, 
and You Taking the time from your busy day to hop along with us! :) <3
Enjoy the Rest of this Year and your time with families & Friends
See you next Year! ;)
(((Hugs))) Karen <3

Are You Ready for more awesome creations?! 
Just click on the links below for more from Gina and the Cast & Crew:

Beth Silaika - Illustrator - Xavier Zebra
Claire Brennan - Illustrator - Half Pint Hero & Half Pint Heroines
Cathy Tidwell

Don’t forget to pop over to the Gina K Designs Store and check out all of the new products available this month in the “What’s New” section at http://www.ginakdesigns.com.

Thank you for stopping by!


Melanie said...

Haha!! Lashes! Love the lone elephant and your toucan card with its cheery flower background! Great designs!

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Oh, that zebra is a real winner!

Macimbalo said...

Wow, Karen, you have been busy! So many cute creations! Love them all and the layouts are awesome!

Lisa K said...

Love the elephant! Sparkly anything is always such an eye-catcher.

Beth said...

You must have been covered in ink after coloring all these beauties! Love them ALL!

Becky said...

Love your bright, cheery cards. Thanks for the inspiration.

Pennie Glasser said...

These are amazing

Bonnie said...

Red head zebra, who knew?

El Ivens said...

super cute. love you coloring

Cindy M said...

Oh my, oh my, outstanding cards!!

Retta Lutte said...

Karen, your cards are just beautiful! Love them all.

Dawn S. said...

These are all gorgeous!

Rema said...

Thanks for another day of inspiration Karen. These cards are fabulous. My favorite is the baby zebra.

Mitzi Manthey said...

Amazing cards! The first two really caught my eye with their happy colors. Then I got to the adorable sparkly elephant, and the other two ... I can no longer pick a favorite. Thanks for sharing your lovely work.

Dee Earnshaw said...

Wow, Karen your cards are gorgeous. Each one is so different and so inspirational. Thank you for sharing:)

Judy Woodland said...

all your cards are so amazing...I love every one of them. That little cute zebra makes me think of that joke.....What's black and white and red all over?? An embarrassed zebra....lol. Have you heard it? He's so adorable!!!

Judy I, St. Louis MO said...

Wonderful cards. That red zebra is a hoot.

Gee Purpura said...

Your beautiful cards are making grin ear to ear ... Especially the Elephant haha . All so cute !

Mary Kay Werry said...

GREAT cards. I have the Heroes and Heroines coming - held off on the zebra set but will get that next time. Love them all.

Johanna said...

Wow - you made some fantastic cards with these new stamp sets. great ideas and inspiration. Thanks for sharing.

Nancy said...

Please Please share your secret on your photography skills! WOW! Your cards are fabulous as always...you are so so talented ...but I think I have mentioned that a time or two!

Golda said...

I love these ideas! You are so creative.

Happy Grandma said...

Xavier the zebra just makes me smile! The red, white, and black combination is stunning.

Susan said...

All very nice.

Jo - Jo's Scrap Shack said...

Beautiful cards!!!! I really love all these new sets, especially the xavier!

Ladyj711 said...

Great cards really like the toucan and the air balloon cards the best but they're all great

Angelique Vela said...

So many cute cards to inspire! Wow!

cardscookiecarrotcake said...

Wonderful cards Karen. I love your designs and how well you showcase the stamp sets. I'm always inspired by your work.

Nana Griffin said...

Sweet. A wonderful job on them all.

kittykat3308 said...

Beautiful cards - Thank you


Dianne Guilinger said...

all the cards are adorable, I'm in love with the zebra!

Leanne said...

Beautiful cards!

Dorothy Mutafopulos said...

Fabulous cards I truly love them all each one is so unique and the colors are perfect!!!